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Forthcoming meetings

Below are some forthcoming meetings that may be of interest to IGS members.

Please send announcements about meetings suitable for inclusion on this page to us at our usual contact details.

Items marked ** are IGS sponsored
Items marked * are IGS co-sponsored

30 July–15 August 2016

41th Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)

Istanbul, Turkey

Session COSPAR-16-A2.1: Scientific exploitation of new missions and heritage data sets (essential climate variables) in oceanography and cryosphere
See assembly website

20–30 August 2016

SCAR Open Science Conference: Antarctica in the Global Earth System – from the Poles to the Tropics

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Session 14: Antarctic climate variability during the past two millennia. Conveners: Thamban Meloth <>, Tas van Ommen, Rob Mulvaney, Erik Behrens
Session 21: Remote sensing of the Antarctic environment: Multi-disciplinary advances. Conveners: Ewe Hong Tat, Hans-Ulrich Peter, Rob Massom, Oscar Schofield, Shridhar Jawak <>
See conference website

24–25 August 2016

Workshop: In-situ snow albedo measurements: toward a snow albedo intercomparison experiment

Helsinki, Finland

See workshop website

5–7 September 2016

Annual Meeting of the British Society for Geomorphology

Plymouth, UK

See meeting website

5–9 September 2016

6th International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration

Reykjavík, Iceland

See conference website

7–8 September 2016

International Glaciological Society British Branch Meeting

Southampton, UK

Contact: Jane Hart

7–8 September 2016

Workshop: Understanding the fundamental processes controlling the surface mass balance of the Greenland ice sheet and improving estimates

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, New York, USA

See workshop website

9–12 September 2016

Third Arctic-FROST network meeting and Early Career Scholars Workshop on Arctic Sustainability in the Global Context

Vienna, Austria

See meeting website

12–16 September 2016

ESA Remote Sensing of the Crysphere Advanced Training Course 2016

Leeds, UK

See course website

12–16 September 2016

European Conference on Applied Climatology

Trieste, Italy

Session UC4: The cryosphere and its interactions with the climate system
See conference website

13–24 September 2016

Karthaus course on Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System

Karthaus, Italy

See course website

21 September 2016

Science Workshop for Research with the Rapid Access Ice Drill

La Jolla, California, USA

Contact John Goodge <>
See workshop website

3 October 2016

Workshop: NECKLACE, an international programme to acquire time series of melt rates from Antarctic ice shelves

Gothenburg, Sweden

Contact Anna Wåhlin <>

4–6 October 2016

30th Forum for Research into Ice Shelf Processes (FRISP)

Gothenburg, Sweden

See meeting website

6–7 October 2016

International Conference on Geosciences

Orlando, Florida, USA

See conference website

14–15 October 2016

44th annual North West Glaciologists' meeting

University of Washington, Seattle, USA

See meeting website

14–15 October 2016

Northwest Glaciologists Meeting 2016

University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

See meeting website

17–21 October 2016

2016 ROMS/TOMS Asia-Pacific Workshop

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

See workshop website

17–20 October 2016

5th International Geo-hazards Research Symposium – in memory of Prof. Tsanyao Frank Yang (IGRS 2016)

Taipei, Taiwan

Contact: organizing committee<>

21–22 October 2016

International Symposium on Polar Environmental Change and Public Governance

Wuhan, China

See symposium website

26–28 October 2016

International Glaciological Society Nordic Branch Meeting

Fram Centre in Tromsø, Norway

Contact: Jack Kohler <>

1–4 November 2016

Forum for Arctic Modeling and Observational Synthesis: 2016 School and Workshop

Woods Hole, Massachusetts, UDSA

Contact Michael Steele<>

12–16 December 2016

AGU 2016 Fall Meeting

San Francisco, California, USA

See meeting website

22–26 January 2017

14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
held as part of the 97th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society

Seattle, Washington, USA

See conference website

12–17 February 2017

**International Symposium on the Southern Cryosphere: Climate Drivers and Global Connections

Wellington, New Zealand

Contact: Secretary General, International Glaciological Society

20–24 February 2017

Practice meets science: International Advanced Training Course on ‘Snow and Avalanches’ 2017

Davos, Switzerland

See course website

27–29 March 2017

4th Polar Prediction Workshop

Bremerhaven, Germany

Contact Betsy Turner-Bogren <>

22–25 May 2017

International Conference on High Latitude Dust 2017

Reykjavík, Iceland

See conference website

14–19 August 2017

**International Symposium on Polar Ice, Polar Climate and Polar Change:

Remote sensing advances in understanding the cryosphere

Boulder, Colorado, USA

Contact: Secretary General, International Glaciological Society

4–9 March 2018

**International Symposium on Cryosphere and Biosphere

Kyoto, Japan

Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Professor Nozomu Takeuchi, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan <>

15–27 June 2018

SCAR/IASC Conference

Davos, Switzerland

Contact: SCAR Secretariat <>